[ 863CTBCBCAV19 ] VL Biocatalysis

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year (*)Biologische Chemie Marko Hapke 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Biological Chemistry 2019W
  • Repetition of basics of enzyme kinetics and protein chemistry
  • Understanding of structure and function of enzymes
  • Discussion of enzyme catalysis mechanisms
  • Understanding for uses and areas of application of enzymes
  • Enzyme kinetics and protein chemistry
  • Composition and structure of enzymes
  • Discussion of enzyme classes, examples
  • Reaction mechanisms of enzymes
  • Investigation of enzymes
  • (Industrial) Application of enzymes
Criteria for evaluation Written or oral exam at the end of the semester
Methods Power point presentation; Additional explanations at the blackboard
Language English
Study material
  • Catalysis, G. Rothenberg, Wiley-VCH, 2017, 2nd edition (1st edition free accessible online via library)
  • Introduction to Enzyme and Coenzyme Chemistry, T. D. H. Bugg, Wiley
  • Enzyme, H. Bisswanger, Wiley-VCH

Further specialised general literature and references are given in the first lecture and when appropriate.

Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment